Arkansas

Population: 3,004,279
State Rank: 32
Funding By State: 
AgencyFunding (in thousands)State Rank
National Institutes of Health$57,25338
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention$1,88533
National Science Foundation$15,07542
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality$0 -
Total$74,21338
Notes: 

All data from FY 2017

Source: Federal Reporter and HHS TAGGS

Economic Impact: 
IndustryEmploymentAnnual Salary
Pharmaceutical1,519$54,148
Medical Device2,948$45,918
Research, Testing, and Laboratories2,696$58,012
Overall Private Sector993,997$41,270
Notes: 

Source: Battelle and Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), The Value of Bioscience Innovation in Growing Jobs and Improving Quality of Life 2018

For more information about research investments in Arkansas, see Research!America’s fact sheet here.

Investment: Funding Sources: 
Source of R&D Funding InvestmentState Rank
Federal Government$133,000,00046
Industry$284,000,00039
Universities$91,000,00034
Other$92,000,00037
Total$600,000,00041
Notes: 

*Other: Non-profit, non-federal, other government

Source: National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2018

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